2010-10-30 / Obituaries

Harold Carson “Butch” Taylor

A memorial service, celebrating the life of Harold Carson “Butch” Taylor, 90, of Newark, formerly of Hebron, will be held Friday, October 29, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. in the Hebron Christian Church, with Pastor Steven Brown as celebrant. Private family burial with full military honors will follow in Hebron Cemetery.

Butch died Monday afternoon, October 25, 2010, in Newark following an extended illness. He was born June 13, 1920, in Thornville, the son of the late William and Charlotta (Morrison) Taylor. He was a graduate of Thornville High School, Class of 1938, and served honorably in the US Army during WWII. He worked for over 20 years for the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. He was an active member of the Hebron community, belonging to the Christian Church, Hebron Post of the American Legion, Hebron Lodge #116, F.& A. M. and Buckeye Lake Eagles #2801.

Butch was an avid golfer, a member of the Harbor Hills Country Club, and co-sponsored for 15 years the Jimmy Crum Golf Marathon for Recreation Unlimited. His license plate proudly read “168 holes” being the highest number of holes he played while walking in the marathon.

He also was a 12 gallon blood donor with the American Red Cross.

He is survived by his loving family: his sons, Gary (Linda) of Clintonville, and Larry (Amber) of Dublin; his grandchildren, Lara, Jonathan, Heather and Gina; his six great-grandchildren, his sisters-in-law, Dorothy Schlafly, Claudette McMillen and Gladys Taylor; nieces and nephews; and many, many friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 66 1/2 years, Roxie Hanna Taylor in January of 2008.

The family would like to express their thanks to Randy & Karen Keller and the staff at Flint Ridge Apartments and Care Center for their expert care of Butch. Also thanks to the staff of Generations Hospice for their loving care.

The family has requested that expressions of sympathy in the form of memorial contributions be directed to the Hebron Christian Church, PO Box 736, Hebron, Ohio 43025.

An on-line guest register and video tribute to Butch are available at www.hoskinsonfuneral. com

Hoskinson Funeral Home, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Taylor Family.

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